LIVESTREAM: Walmart Workers in Los Angeles Hold First-Ever Sit-Down Strike

By: Thursday November 13, 2014 11:39 am

Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream Sign our petition to Walmart demanding an end to unfair labor practices. Today, Walmart workers in Los Angeles escalated the fight for fair wages and treatment, holding the first-ever sit-down strike at a Walmart store. Workers entered the store this morning and refused to move, holding a sit-in near [...]

Help Firedoglake Send Supplies to the Walmart Warehouse Strikers

By: Thursday October 4, 2012 10:49 am

As reported by FDL’s Kevin Gosztola, peaceful Walmart warehouse strikers and solidarity protesters were met by riot police in Elwood, Illinois this week. FDL is sending them supplies.

Deficit Hysteria Aside, Economy Still Hard on Millions of Americans

By: Friday April 29, 2011 7:51 am

With Washington now terrifyingly obsessed with immediate austerity, despite the UK being a perfect example of how misguided such a move is right now, it is important for millions to realize that our economy is in no way back to stable. Two recent stories are great reminders that while the economy probably seems fine for [...]

Goldman Takes a Page from AHIP to Game Regulation Reform

By: Wednesday April 21, 2010 8:41 am

Tim Carney says Goldman is using the GOP and the Democrats for a one-two punch to game regulation reform, just like the drug companies and AHIP did on the health care bill: At least three times in Goldman’s conference call Tuesday, spokesmen trumpeted the firm’s support for more federal control. Vague public calls for “reasonable [...]